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A daily photo south of Scottburgh gives an indication of what the points might be doing on the South Coast. The photo guy waits for a wave to break for best view of ambient swell.


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Russ
0 #833 FRI SAAT SUN MONRuss 2017-09-22 08:25
ITS PRETTY MANGLED OUT THERE THIS MORNING
WINDS STAY LIGHT ALL DAY SO TAKE A LOOK AS THE DAY AND TIDES SETTLE IN
MAYBE ONE OR TWO BOUNCERS OUT BACK
HOLD ONTO YOUR PANTIES AS ANOTHER SW IS DUE TO BUST LATE ARVO

HIGH – 04H30 / 16H55
LOW – 10H45

ITS DIRT IN OR BUST FOR TOMORROW
SOUTHERLY REMAINS FRESH FOR MOST OF THE DAY BACKING OFF LATER IN THE ARVO

HIGH – 05H10 / 17H25
LOW – 11H10

NO GOOD NEWS FOR SUNDAY AS A VERY EARLY AND NASTY DEVIL WIND PULLS IN AND CANES EVERYTHING IN SIGHT
BEST GO BRAAI OR DO SOMETHING ELSE

HIGH – 05H35 / 17H50
LOW – 11H40

IT’S A LONG WEEKEND SO HERE IT IS FOR MONDAY
SQUAT
ONSHORE SIDEWAYS LUMPY CONDITIONS
WE CAN ONLY HOPE THAT THE NE BLOWS ITSELF OUT EARLY AND CONDITIONS SETTLE DURING THE DAY

HIGH – 06H05 / 18H15
LOW – 12H05

HAVE A GOOD ONE
KEEP IT SIMPLE / KEEP IT CLEAN
 
 
Russ
0 #832 WED THUR FRIRuss 2017-09-20 06:59
CONDITIONS ARE SUPRISING SETTLE THIS MORNING
NOT MUCH AT ANY OF THE OPEN FACED BEACHES
TRY THE MORE PROTECTED SPOTS
3-4FT AT SECS
MODERATE S TO SE FOR THE DAY

SPRINGS

LOW – 09H45
HIGH – 15H55

SHORT 16SEC PULSE DUE FROM THE SOUTH ON THURSDAY. IT WILL PROBABLY MOVE RIGHT PAST
GET ONTO IT EARLY
3-4FT AT 16SECS EARLY GOING LIMP AS THE DAY MOVES FORWARD
FRESH NE DUE FOR THE DAY


LOW – 10H15
HIGH – 04H10 / 16H25

A SOFT LAND BREEZE EARLY FRIDAY. DOUBT ITS GOING TO MAKE MUCH DIFFERENCE TO THE ONSHORE MANGLE
WINDS STAY SOFT FOR MOST OF THE MORNING MAKING WAY FOR ANOTHER SOUITHERLY MOVING UP THE COAST
SW COMES IN FRESH AROUND MID DAY TO MID ARVO


LOW – 10H45
HIGH – 04H40 / 16H55



HAVE A GOOD ONE
KEEP IT SIMPLE / KEEP IT CLEAN
 
 
Russ
0 #831 mon tues wedRuss 2017-09-18 06:12
Its not looking rosey for this week
Typical windy season of week ahead

Its a manky fronthy sideways mess this morning
Fresh NE due for the day
Go to work

High – 14h50
Low – 08h40

The onshore cruddiness continues for the morning on Tuesday making way for the southerly due to move in later
I have no good news. I cant even try and paint a decent picture for you

High – 15h25
Low – 09h15

SW continues through Wednesday so there is hope for something at the more protected spots for the day
4ft at around 8secs so nothing great.
Grab what you can

High – 16h00
Low – 09h45

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #830 FRI SAT SUNRuss 2017-09-15 06:14
NICE CONDITIONS THIS MORNING WITH A COOL LAND BREEZE THAT HAS IRONED THINGS OUT
GRAB WHETEVER IS ON OFFER EARLY BEFORE THE NE BENDS US OVER AND DRUKS A STEAMY HOT ONE AROUND MID MORNING
KITE BOARDERS LOVE TO TAKE THIS KIND OF REAMING (SORRY SLIM)
MAYBE A SLOPPY SHOREY LATER. BANKS ARE STILL SKETCHY

LOW – 06H00 / 18H30
HIGH – 12H10

EXPECT MIFF CONDITIONS TO THE START OF THE WEEKEND
THE SW IS DUE TO TURN THE SCREWS AROUND MID MORNING AND STRENGTHENS AS THE DAY MOVES FORWARD
POMPS LATER IN THE ARVO AND EARLY EVENING
TRY THE MORE PROTECTED SPOTS FOR A SESSION BUT DON’T EXPECT MUCH

LOW – 07H05
HIGH – 13H25

A HEALTHY PULSE IS DUE EARLY SUNDAY HOWEVER THE WAVE PERIOD REMAINS A BIT LIMP.
6-8FT ON THE CARDS HOWEVER SIGNS OF A MIFF WAVE PERIOD AT 8SECS MAY CAUSE THE SWELL TO SWING RIGHT BY
THE MORE PROTECTED SPOTS THE CALL ONCE AGAIN

LOW – 08H00
HIGH – 14H15

MONDAY MAY BE THE CALL
OFFSHORE WITH A 15SEC WAVE PERIOD ON A DROPPING SWELL
KEEP AN EYE ON IT

HAVE A GOOD ONE
KEEP IT SIMPLE / KEEP IT CLEAN
 
 
Russ
+2 #829 FRI SAT SUNRuss 2017-09-08 07:07
NOTHING MUCH OUT THERE THIS MORNING. DEAD FLAT
MODERATE SOUTHERLY DUE FOR THE DAY
CHECK OUT THE MORE PROTECTED SPOTS LATER AS WIND AND TIDE SETTLE IN

HIGH – 04H30 / 17H05
LOW – 10H50

TOMORROW MORNING IS LOOKING PEACHY
SMALL AT AROUND THREE FEET BUT A NICE 15-18SEC PULSE FOR MOST OF THE DAY
COULD BE FUN AS WINDS STAY LIGHT SOUTHERLY AM MODERATING PM

HIGH – 05H15 / 17H35
LOW – 11H25

EXPECT WEAK CONDITIONS SUNDAY AS THE SWELL AND WAVE PERIOD GO LIMP ON US
MODERATE ONSHORE FOR THE DAY. IT’S A BALL SCRATCHER

HIGH – 05H50 / 18H10
LOW – 12H00

HAVE A GOOD ONE
KEEP IT SIMPLE / KEEP IT CLEAN
 
 
Russ
+1 #828 wed thur friRuss 2017-09-06 06:56
ITS SMALL AND RUFFLED THS MORNING
VERY LITTLE GOING ON OUT THERE
SOUTHERLY DUE TO TURN THE SCREWS AS THE DAY MOVES FORWARD
BEST TAKE A LOOK AT THE MORE PROTECTED SPOTS AS WIND AND TIDE SETTLE IN

LOW – 09:50
HIGH – 16:02

Wind does the swing around thing early Thursday going northerly then swings light onshore for the rest of the day
Could be a good day to go search for a decent bank somewhere
Small but fun if you can find something


LOW – 10:20
HIGH – 16:32

Moderate southerly is back in play early Friday
Wait for the day to settle in before taking a look.
The more protected spots is once again the call for the day

LOW- 10:51
HIGH – 17:03


HAVE A GOOD ONE
KEEP IT SIMPLE / KEEP IT CLEAN
 
 
Russ
0 #827 MON TUES WEDRuss 2017-09-04 07:44
No Good news for the start of the week as the NE starts to grind early and pushes fresh all day
4ft and messy
Go to work

High – 15:03
Low – 08:51

We get a break for the wind on Tuesday
Light to moderate variable winds all day
Expect manky conditions. Not much on offer so its a scratch

High – 15:32
Low – 09:20

Fresh SW due to pop early Wednesday
Best wait for tide and wind to settle in before taking a look at the more protected spots

High – 16:02
Low – 09:50

Could be something on the dawnie for Thursday

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #826 MON TUES WEDRuss 2017-08-28 06:55
Nice clean conditions but Very very small this morning
The odd two foot dribble straining to break out back
May be one or two small runners as it starts to drain however its chase before the onshore canes it

We move into neaps

High – 07:09
Low – 13:14

Expect very kukka poo conditions for Tuesday as NE swings to SW within an hour around midday

High – 07:49
Low – 13:54

Southerly continues to remain moderate to fresh all of Wednesday
Its Dirt Bin or the more protected spots for the day

High – 15:1008:57
Low –

NE Thursday
SW Friday
NE Saturday
SW Sunday

EISH!!

Have a good one
Keep it simple . / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #825 FRI SAT SUNRuss 2017-08-25 07:08
The swell is here
It’s a solid 8ft plus on the sets
Too big for anything along our stretch of coastline right now
Best wait for it to settle then take a look
Moderate southerly for the day
Looks like Dirt Bin the call of you are desperate

High – 05h30 / 17h55
Low – 11h45

Light offshore early for Saturday morning
Hopefully conditions have settled and the swell is more manageable. Still pretty solid though
Take a look early before th east starts to nibble away at it later in the morning

High – 06h05 / 18h26
Low – 12h15

Sunday may look like the call for the weekend if the onshore doesn’t get up too much on Saturday
Light offshore to iron the cellulite with a moderate southerly due a bit later in the morning
A drop in swell to around 4-5ft at 12secs.
May be a bit unsettled early but should improve

High – 06h35 / 19h00
Low – 12h45

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #824 wed thur friRuss 2017-08-23 06:31
Southerly gave us stick yesterday
Conditions this mornig are a bit wild and manky
Heaps of water moving sideways
Charts are showing that there is still some southerly wind leftover from yesterday however I think it has blown itself out already
There may be a small window for a session as the tide cleans things up later this arvo
Some good solid 6ft sets on the run so keep an eye out

Low – 10h40
High – 04h30 / 16h55

It’s a super dawnie on the cards for tomorrow as the offshore irons out crinkle
Get on it before another southerly spanks us around mid to late morning
Its toast if it comes in any sooner.
Dirt Bin the call if it does

Low – 11h15
High – 05h05 / 17h25

Expect wonky southerly conditions all Friday as the SW continues to move through fresh all day
Some solid swell due so I don’t think too much on the cards for anywhere but amongst the goon squad in city square

Low – 11h45
High – 05h40 / 18h00

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
+1 #823 FRI SAT SUNRuss 2017-08-18 07:12
I have hung back on the reports due to this weather proving me wrong each and every time over the last two weeks.

That threatening southerly, the rain and swell has finally arrived
Its pretty solid and sideways at most spots
Looks like dirt bin is the call for today for sure as the southerly is due to stick its neck out for most of the day

Moving into springs

Low – 07h10
High – 13h25

The wave period is kind of soft so don’t expect this swell to hang around for too long
Saturday sees it backing off already
Could be something on if this WSW gets into it early
Could be a bit of a paddle session. Those who are fit are ok. Those like me will kuk!
Swings moderate southerly through the day
It’s a 50/50 call locally or its amongst the goon squad between those concrete things

Low – 08h05
High – 14h20

Sniff it early and see if its fresh on Sunday
Get on it if it smells like rose.
If its swells, ride it before the porridge pulls in later
Fresh NE due for the rest of the day

Low – 08h50
High – 15h05

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #822 mon tues wedRuss 2017-08-14 08:13
A peach of a day on Saturday with the swell jacking to 6ft plus as the day got older. Unfortunately a bit too big making it a bit warbly at most spots
We got a sit plate treat on Sunday as conditions settled. Was better on the fuller tide. Got a bit disjointed as it drained
Took out the 5’10” Jelly Fish and gave it a go for a change.
Had some of the longest waves this year so far

Not all time this morning. 4ft Deep and wobbly
Could be a small window for a scratch as the tide drains
Wind goes light southerly before swing moderate onshore later

Neaps this week

High – 07h00
Low – 13h45

A bit unsettled early on Tuesday as a cross offshore tries to iron out an onshore bump
Another small window for a scratch before the south pops late arvo

High – 08h35
Low – 14h50

Wednesday could be the three day call as a moderate southerly continues through the day
Try the more protected spots for a session

High – 10h10
Low – 16h30

Hold on to your panties
We get creamed by a monster SW on Thursday and Friday
Some serious well due

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 

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